10th December 2017 08:12:54 Hours
Troops serving the 65 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) organized a donation of school accessories for needy children at Thenniyankulam Government’s Tamil Mixed school in Thunukkai on Thursday (07).
Mr Neel Weerasinghe in Colombo made a stock of School accessories available in response to an invitation made by Major General Sarath Weerwardena, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 65 Division.
A total of 91 students of low-income group families of Thunukkai area were benefited by this gesture. The donation consisted of exercise books, bags, school shoes and other essential stationery items, worth Rs. 250,000.00.
The donation was distributed among the school children during a simple ceremony at the school main hall and a financial support to the value of Rs 100,000.00 was also donated by the same donor to renovate the school buildings.
1 Officer and 30 Other Ranks serving the 65 Division assisted the renovation project at the school with their labor power.
Major General Sarath Weerwardena, General Officer Commanding, 65 Division, Mr Neel Weerasinghe, Senior Officers, school principal, teachers and parents attended the event.